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Pinworms spread easily regardless of cleanliness.
  parasite that is a small threadlike worm infesting human intestines and rectum especially in children
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  • Pinworms spread easily regardless of cleanliness.
  • The mission doctor gave him quinine and vermifuges, which would give pinworms a run for their money, but likely not a green mamba.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
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Associated words [difficulty]:   pinworm [9] , tapeworm [6] , hookworm [7] , schistosomiasis [9] , trichinosis [9]
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